Surgoinsville branch to open Monday, January 14 First Community Bank of East Tennessee (FCB) is officially bringing banking back to Surgoinsville on Monday, January 14, 2019.  Located at 290 Bellamy Avenue, the new FCB branch is the former site of Capital Bank which closed in May after being purchased by First Tennessee. “We are excited…

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At First Community Bank, we highly value the hard work and dedication of our employees. The Board of Directors recently selected FCB’s annual award winners from nominations by fellow staff members. Congratulations to all our winners and nominees! High Five Employee of the Year: Robin Carter Retail Employee of the Year: Jamie Ward Lender of…

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FCC declares dividend for shareholders On November 28, 2018, the Board of Directors of First Community Corporation approved a cash dividend to be paid to our shareholders. The dividend will be paid on December 17 of this year.  Shareholders of record on December 10, 2018 will receive the following annual cash dividend: FCCT – Common…

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VP and Compliance Officer Kristin Waddle completes compliance program First Community Bank Vice President and Compliance Officer Kristin Waddle has successfully completed the Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer Program, sponsored by the Community Banker University®.  To earn this certification, Waddle was required to complete Community Banker University seminars focused in three specific areas of compliance…

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Coming soon to Surgoinsville First Community Bank of East Tennessee (FCB) is expanding its branch footprint in Hawkins County to include Surgoinsville.  Located at 290 Bellamy Avenue, the new location is the former site of Capital Bank which closed in May after being purchased by First Tennessee. “We are excited to open this new full-service…

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High Lonesome Senate to perform at 25th anniversary celebration April 2018 marked the 25th anniversary of First Community Bank of East Tennessee (FCB).  Founded in 1993, the bank’s organizers and nearly 1,000 stockholders believed that Hawkins County and Northeast Tennessee would support a locally owned and managed financial institution.  The bank was founded on the…

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Community banks build better communities First Community Bank (FCB) and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) are reminding consumers: Where you choose to bank and with whom matters. To illustrate the positive impact community banks like FCB have on their communities, ICBA released this video ahead of ICBA Community Banking Month in April. “When…

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Are you looking for a new bank? At FCB, we pride ourselves in the strong relationships we build with our customers and community.  We have four convenient locations in Hawkins County and two in Kingsport.  We make it easy to move your accounts to FCB.  Click here to make the switch today!

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Corporation Makes TruPs Payment In March 2018, First Community Corporation (FCC), the holding company of First Community Bank, made a $1,000,000 payment on the outstanding Trust Preferred Securities (TruPS) debt owed of $7,000,000.  This pay-down was a voluntary optional election of the Corporation and is not predictive of future decisions regarding payment of the TruPS. …

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America Saves Week is February 26 – March 3 The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and First Community Bank (FCB) of East Tennessee are joining thousands of organizations, which are encouraging Americans to take action during America Saves Week, Feb. 26 – March 3. “Community banks are trusted financial advisors,” said ICBA President and…

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